Apache Web-Serving with Mac OS X: Part 1
Subject:   Can access using but not http://localhost
Date:   2002-01-26 23:02:19
From:   liamcody
I'm using OS X.1.

I've turned web Sharing on, and can access my apache server using, but when I attempt to access it at http://localhost, Explorerer gives me a "connection failure" error.

I am connected to the Internet via a modem at the time, but that shouldn't be a problem, should it.

so, any clues?

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  • Morbus Iff photo Can access using but not http://localhost
    2002-01-27 08:41:11  Morbus Iff | O'Reilly Author [View]

    I've had this happen infrequently as well, but nothing that I could pin my fingers on. Do you have any other browsers on your machine? I've found that when IE chokes, I can normally use iCab or others to open localhost with no difficulties.